• Hunter MFA Student Wins Javits Fellowship

    June 3, 2008 | Hunter College

    Tennessee Jones, a first-year student in Hunter’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, has been awarded a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education. The Javits Fellowships are given to a select group of graduate students around the country based on their achievements, exceptional promise and financial need. In addition to a stipend, […]

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  • Hunter College Study Finds That Despite Seat Belt Law, Many New York City Drivers Do Not Buckle Up

    May 14, 2008 | Hunter College

    A new study released today found that 15 percent of New York City drivers do not wear seat belts even though it is required by law, and this number jumps to 20 percent when counting taxicab drivers, who are not required by law to wear them. These results are found in a Hunter College study […]

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  • Chris Matthews to Deliver Hunter Commencement Address

    April 30, 2008 | Hunter College

    Chris Matthews, broadcast journalist and host of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, will address approximately 3,000 members of the Class of 2008 and their families and friends at Hunter College’s 197th commencement ceremony, to be held on June 4, 2008 at Radio City Music Hall. A television news anchor with significant depth of experience, Matthews […]

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  • Hunter Senior Named NYC Urban Fellow

    April 24, 2008 | Hunter College

    Elizabeth Rodriguez, a Hunter political science major who will graduate in June, has been selected as a New York City Urban Fellow — a program that offers a handful of America’s finest college students the opportunity to gain work experience in local government and public service. Rodriquez is currently in the Public Service Program at […]

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  • Hunter Awarded $1.4 Million Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant for Science Research and Education

    April 23, 2008 | Hunter College

    Hunter College has received a $1.4 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to expand its science and research programs and educational outreach initiatives. One of just 48 undergraduate institutions in the country awarded such a grant, Hunter was selected through a stringent review process by a panel of distinguished scientists and educators […]

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  • Edwin Meléndez Appointed Director of Centro at Hunter

    April 22, 2008 | Hunter College

    Dr. Edwin Meléndez has been appointed as Director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) and Professor of Urban Affairs and Planning. Dr. Meléndez brings to Hunter more than 20 years of vast experience in public policy, academic research and publishing, and Puerto Rican studies. He previously served as Professor of Management and Urban […]

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  • Two Hunter Students Named 2008 Jeannette K. Watson Fellows

    April 18, 2008 | Hunter College

    Hunter students Joseph Eastman and Peter Michalakis have been awarded 2008 Jeannette K. Watson Fellowships. The three-year fellowship program offers paid summer internships, mentoring, and enhanced educational opportunities to New York City undergraduates who demonstrate exceptional promise, outstanding leadership skills and commitment to the common good. Eastman is a second year student at Hunter and […]

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  • Hunter Students Win Fulbright Awards to Teach Overseas

    April 15, 2008 | Hunter College

    Margaret Park and Alex Rodriguez are winners of Fulbright Fellowships for 2008. Each will be teaching English abroad — Park in Korea and Rodriguez in Hong Kong. Park, who received her MA in childhood and special education from Hunter in January 2008, will teach English to elementary school children in Korea. Since 2005 she has […]

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  • Merage Institute Awards Fellowship to Hunter Student

    April 14, 2008 | Hunter College

    Nataliya Binshteyn, a January 2008 Hunter graduate, has been awarded a 2008 Merage American Dream Fellowship, which recognizes students who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership skills, creativity and initiative. Binshteyn is one of 12 students selected from colleges across the country. Applicants, who must be immigrants, were asked to describe their goals, their American dream […]

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  • Hunter-Bellevue Student Nurses Win National Community Service Award

    April 10, 2008 | Hunter College

    Students from the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing were honored for their outstanding service to the community at the National Student Nurses Association 2008 convention held in Grapevine, Texas this spring. Nine Hunter nursing students received the Most Successful School Community Health Project, Silver Community Health Award from the organization — which has a national membership […]

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